Gender Differences in Economic Experiments
AbstractThis paper reviews the experimental economics literature on gender differences concerning four subjects: risk aversion, trust, deception and leadership. The vast majority of the articles we have revised document gender differences in behavior; differences which could be explained by sex-role stereotypes and/or hormonal differences
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Department of Economic Theory and Economic History of the University of Granada. in its series ThE Papers with number 10/14.
Length: 16 pages
Date of creation: 01 Oct 2010
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- NEP-ALL-2010-10-16 (All new papers)
- NEP-CBE-2010-10-16 (Cognitive & Behavioural Economics)
- NEP-EVO-2010-10-16 (Evolutionary Economics)
- NEP-EXP-2010-10-16 (Experimental Economics)
- NEP-HPE-2010-10-16 (History & Philosophy of Economics)
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